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Society Honors Centennial of the Wisconsin Capitol

Information and resources on the Centennial of the Wisconsin Capitol in 2017
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Media Room

The hub of media and news releases for the Wisconsin Historical Society. Look at recent articles, images, and media room items provided by WHS.
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National History Day – Home

Welcome to National History Day in Wisconsin! Whether you are a student, teacher, parent, or volunteer explore this website and learn more about the program. For more information, contact our office!
National History Day is an exciting academic enrichment program that helps students learn about historical issues, ideas, people and events.
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National History Day – Students

Excited? Reluctant? Enthusiastic? Overwhelmed? If any of those words describe how you’re feeling about starting your National History Day project, you are in good company. Approximately 10,000 Wisconsin students will start a project this year.
You will learn a lot about NHD on this page. Download helpful resources just for student on this page.
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National History Day - Teachers

Looking to learn more about NHD in the classroom? Make sure to contact us and register as a NHD teacher to receive our updates throughout the year.
See the wide variety of resources available to teachers to support National History Day in the classroom.
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National History Day - Teachers Toolkit

Get the contest rules, an introductory student guidebook, a teacher's handbook, theme information, and project ideas.
Get the contest rules, an introductory student guidebook, a teacher's handbook, theme information, and project ideas.
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National History Day - Volunteers

National History Day would not be possible without volunteers. Hundreds of people volunteer every year to create a strong educational experience for our students.
Find information on field trips, classroom visits and resources to assist you in teaching Wisconsin history, including 4th-grade text book resources.
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National History Day - Parents

Thank you for supporting your student as they research and analyze history. Find information about National History Day and how to help your student in this process.
National History Day Parents Resources
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National History Day - Contests

National History Day events are held each spring in every region of Wisconsin. Below you'll find registration, dates, and contact information for your region.
Regional Contest Dates and Registration
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National History Day - Contact

Would you like more information on National History Day in Wisconsin? Are you curious about how to start NHD with your students? Perhaps you have a question about the State Event? Whatever the request, please do not hesitate to contact our office!
National History Day in Wisconsin
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National History Day - Frequently Asked Questions

National History Day Frequently Asked Questions. Email us to get answers to commonly asked questions about National History Day in Wisconsin.
National History Day Frequently Asked Questions. Email us to get answers to commonly asked questions about National History Day in Wisconsin.
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Fact Sheet for the Wisconsin Historical Society

Read a brief overview of our history and divisions.
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Courier Building Listed in National Register of Historic Places

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The Courier Building located in Rock County is now registered as a national historic place.
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Wisconsin Historical Museum's 'Shifting Gears' Exhibit Closing Oct. 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The exhibit, “Shifting Gears: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling,” at the Wisconsin Historical Museum will be closing Saturday, October 10.
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Wisconsin Historical Society Celebrates Archives Month in October

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During the month of October, the Wisconsin Historical Society will be celebrating Archives Month by hosting two open houses for the public.
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Explore the Past with the Wisconsin Historical Society Wisconsin History Tour

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The Wisconsin Historical Society is taking history on the road with the Wisconsin History Tour, currently at the Kenosha Public Library until Nov. 30.
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Taste Traditions of Wisconsin: Monster Legends of Wisconsin and the Midwest

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Join this dinner and lecture with Linda Godfrey to discuss dozens of legends of monster-sightings in the Midwest.
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Meet Award-Winning Author and Illustrator Lita Judge at Wade House

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Families will have an opportunity to meet Lita Judge and learn more about her books at Wade House historic site on Thursday, Oct. 8.
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Proposed Marine Sanctuary Along Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan Coastline to Be Designated by NOAA

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will designate a new National Marine Sanctuary along Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan coastline.

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